Dust jacket in good condition. First edition. SIGNED by the author. Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use. Jacket shows light shelf wear and rubbing, no tears and not price clipped. Mylar jacket protector included. Secure packaging for safe delivery. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: From dust jacket: "For 18 years Tillman D. Taylor was sheriff of Umatilla County, in the Blue Mountain country of eastern Oregon. Kindly, fearless Til Taylor brought orderliness to a community that had known a tumultuous pioneering past. Then, on a pleasant Sunday in July of 1920, the calm was shattered by a calamity in the courthouse jail at Pendleton. Six Prisoners broke jail, leaving Sheriff Taylor mortally wounded at age 54. The murder of Pendleton's most revered citizen enraged the great Northwest and touched off its most famous manhunt. For six days and six nights posses numbering men in the hundreds Searched along the Umatilla River and rugged mountain, stalking the fugitives who had broken up and were moving singly or in pairs... The Author has recaptured the full force of this tragedy and the starkly powerful yet colorful drama in which he was posse man and reporter half a century ago. He has included his enthralling recollection of the history of Umatilla County and its environs including the Indian wars, stagecoach holdups, saloon shenanigans, etc."....This is a rich and remarkable narrative and is a book that you will not be able to put down until you come to the end....
Title: The Murder of Til Taylor: A Great Western ...
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description Dorrance. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Dust Cover Missing. Light shelving wear with minimal damage to cover and bindings. Pages show minor use. Bookseller Inventory # G080591451XI3N11
Book Description Philadelphia: Dorrance & Co, (1970) dj, 1970. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First printing. A first-hand account of the murder of "Pendleton's most revered citizen" Sheriff Til Taylor, after a jail break in 1920 and the six day manhunt that ensued. The author was the news editor of the Pendleton Times then and a member of the manhunt himself. In addition, this book presents a history of Umatilla County in the Blue Mountains of Eastern Oregon, from the Indian wars and stagecoach holdups to the beginning of the Pendleton Round-up. Illustrated with photographs. Folding map tipped in. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper and dated in the year of publication. 194 pp. Fine in near fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 63990
Book Description Dorrance & Co., Philadelphia, 1970. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Illustrations. Fold-out map. Errata slip laid in. Spine is slanted and binding is weak. Jacket is worn with some tears and a small piece missing from top of spine. Bookseller Inventory # 055326
Book Description Dorrance, 1970. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # P02080591451X
Book Description Dorrance, 1970. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11080591451X
Book Description Dorrance, 1970. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX080591451X